Because of their network affiliation with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), Providence Alaska Medical Cancer Center is able to offer a variety of clinical trials for leading-edge treatments and access to specialized cancer physicians and professionals.
Patients requiring chemotherapy or radiation therapy can trust that at Providence, you will be treated with the best available cancer treatment, right there in Alaska.
Providence Cancer Center offers the latest in radiation therapy technology not available anywhere else in Alaska–TomoTherapy and high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy–along with an experienced board certified radiation oncologist, Dr. John Halligan.
Other treatment services include:
- Cone beam CT
- Digital simulation (Acuity)
- Digital CT simulation (Big Bore)
- External beam radiation therapy
- On-board imaging (OBI)
- Intensity modulating radiation therapy (IMRT)
- Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
- Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Further development is continuing in prevention programs, expansion of clinical services, and the implementation of a number of support services designed to assist patients at the time of diagnosis and throughout their treatment process such as the Susan Butcher Family Center.
Providence Cancer Center has also worked closely with the Providence Hospice and Palliative Care programs to expand services for cancer patients and families. Their focus is a complete and total healing environment. Patient navigators provide one-on-one guidance through their healthcare system.